GUELPH – There’s been no time at Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health (WDGPH) to reflect on the year that was.
AstraZeneca Primary Care Pilot project launched in WDGPH
WELLINGTON COUNTY – Qualifying residents in various areas of Wellington County can now receive the COVID-19 vaccine at their doctor's office.
Public health reports 43 new COVID-19 cases in region over weekend
WELLINGTON COUNTY – Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health is reporting 43 new COVID-19 cases in the region from March 12 to 14, including eight in Wellington County.
Local vaccination centres may close in a week if vaccine shipments don’t arrive
GUELPH – The local health unit may have to temporarily close its COVID-19 vaccination centres in a week’s time due a shortage of vaccines.
WDGPH region to remain in red COVID-19 zone – again
TORONTO — The local health unit is not one of three that will be moving to a different level of the province’s COVID-19 framework next week, despite COVID-19 indicator data that qualifies the region for the orange level.
Public health: ‘AstraZeneca vaccine available in Canada is both safe and effective’
WELLINGTON COUNTY – Local public health officials continue to stress the benefits and safety of COVID-19 vaccines, noting AstraZeneca vaccines that may be connected to blood clots in European recipients are not the ones being shipped to Canada.
WDGPH expands mask order, issues new order for driving lessons/exams
WELLINGTON COUNTY – Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health (WDGPH) has expanded its mandatory mask order to include common areas of multi-unit dwellings and staff-only areas of businesses.
County receives more pandemic funding for social services agencies
WELLINGTON COUNTY – Social service agencies in the county will receive another round of provincial funding to help the area's most vulnerable residents through the COVID-19 pandemic. The province is providing the County of Wellington with nearly $2.7 million from its Social Services Relief Fund.
County moving forward with $200,000 plan to assist with business recovery
WELLINGTON COUNTY – Development of an action plan to help Wellington County businesses recover from COVID-19 pandemic impacts is moving ahead.
Local school boards begin asymptomatic COVID-19 testing of staff, students
GUELPH – Both the Upper Grand and Wellington Catholic district school boards started COVID-19 testing of asymptomatic staff and students on March 11.
Ministry investigating report of inspector visiting business without mask
MINTO – The province is investigating reports that one of its inspectors visited at least one local business unmasked during an inspection blitz to check for compliance with COVID-19 pandemic-related orders.
Andersons’ Community Christmas cash donated to BBBS, Clifford Rotary
MINTO – Proceeds from the fifth annual Andersons’ Community Christmas event will be shared between the Clifford Rotary Club and Big Brothers, Big Sisters North Wellington.
Palmerston Foodland’s holiday drive supports Palmerston Food Bank
Feeding those in need – Palmerston Foodland customers answered the call to support the…
Ag industry has opportunity to become stronger post-pandemic
We can all agree that 2020 was a year like none other. It was a year that tested everyone’s readiness to adapt to change quickly.
Drayton Entertainment launches online 50/50 raffle
DRAYTON - Drayton Entertainment has launched a province-wide Ultimate 50/50 raffle with half the proceeds benefiting charitable programs for the not-for-profit theatre company and half the proceeds awarded to one lucky winner.